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Long Barrow

<b>Capo</b>Posted by GLADMANImage © Robert Gladstone
Nearest Town:Brechin (7km SSW)
OS Ref (GB):   NO633664 / Sheet: 45
Latitude:56° 47' 15.72" N
Longitude:   2° 36' 2.82" W

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From Witch Hillock I walked back to minor road then headed south west past Gawloch Farm until this road ended. Opposite there is track, which if followed eventually leads to the Capo Long Barrow. Tho still overcast the day was beginning to improve. As others say if coming in from the other side it is signposted. From here I walked cross country back to the car via the Witch Hillock. There are a maze of paths in these woods but for change I didn't get lost. Time for lunch in my favourite Forfar pub via Keithock!

Visited 3/5/2012.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
5th May 2012ce
Edited 5th May 2012ce

A wonderful stop-off when driving up from Loch Tay-way to Aberdeen..... a very well preserved longbarrow where you just wouldn't expect to find one. Right on! Scotland keeps the sassenach a' guessing.

First - signposted - left turn on the forestry track brings the traveller to this beauty - a great place to hang out and eat a sausage roll in the sun.
14th June 2009ce

Signposted path in forest to 80m long barrow. greywether Posted by greywether
4th December 2003ce


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Resisitivity Survey Of Capo Long Barrow

A downloadable report from Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports (SAIR).
Includes a topographical and geophysiscal survey of the barrow.
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
28th September 2006ce